• Call of Duty Swatting Suspect Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter
Call of Duty Swatting Suspect Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter

He was charged with involuntary manslaughter , giving false alarm and interference with a law enforcement officer. Just one week before the deadly Wichita call, Barriss reportedly called in a false threat at a Calgary woman's apartment. The address turned out to be unrelated to anyone involved with the dispute, however, and instead led police to F...

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  • WhatsApp Security Flaw Can Allow Strangers Add Themselves to Group Chats
WhatsApp Security Flaw Can Allow Strangers Add Themselves to Group Chats

WhatsApp has added end-to-end encryption across the app and made all conversations on the group private, which means it can not be read by any third-party, be it government , criminals or even WhatsApp itself. He says that users would be notified when a new person enters the group, which prevents "silent eavesdropping". The server then checks...

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  • OnePlus cancels OnePlus 5T Android Oreo update due to bugs
OnePlus cancels OnePlus 5T Android Oreo update due to bugs

If you have a OnePlus 5 , and you're testing out the beta software, are you planning on trying out Face Unlock? The Face Unlock feature is the best part of the Oxygen OS Open Beta platform at present, although there is scope for further improvements in the near future.

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  • Honda Details 50 MPG 2019 Insight Hybrid
Honda Details 50 MPG 2019 Insight Hybrid

In fact, it looks much better than the Honda Civic with which it shares many of its underpinnings. "The new 2019 Honda Insight signals we are entering a new era of electrification with a new generation of Honda products that offer customers the benefits of advanced powertrain technology without the traditional trade-offs in design, premium fe...

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  • Free Super Mario Odyssey Update Adds Luigi's Balloon World
Free Super Mario Odyssey Update Adds Luigi's Balloon World

You hide your balloon in an already existing world and then upload it, letting others track it down. Players should simply talk to Luigi to start one of two competitive modes; Hide It mode and Find It mode. Beyond bragging rights, you can earn a tidy sum of coins by performing well in Luigi's Balloon Land. Super Mario Odyssey's free update ...

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  • Dark Souls: Remastered is coming to Switch
Dark Souls: Remastered is coming to Switch

Bandai Namco later in the day revealed that Dark Souls Remastered is also heading to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC. " Dark Souls Remastered delivers the same great gameplay, online mechanics, and environmental storytelling that has inspired countless game players and developers", said Kasumi Yogi, the Associate Brand Manager for...

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  • Twitch Paid Big Bucks To Become The Exclusive Overwatch League Partner
Twitch Paid Big Bucks To Become The Exclusive Overwatch League Partner

According to Game Rant , obtaining the League skins in Overwatch isn't as simple as opening a loot box. The deal is reportedly the biggest exclusivity deal in eSports history and will provide fans of the game a selection of different languages to view it in so no one misses out.

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  • Ford Edge ST with 335 horsepower set for Detroit Auto Show reveal
Ford Edge ST with 335 horsepower set for Detroit Auto Show reveal

The Edge ST is a mid-size SUV and it is powered by a hopped up 2.7L EcoBoost twin-turbo V6 engine. Whether or not the buyer choses to relay that output to the front wheels or feed all four in an Edge spec'd with all wheel-drive, power will first be fed through a Ford-developed 8-speed automatic transmission.

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  • WhatsApp New Feature Allows To Switch Between Voice & Video Calls
WhatsApp New Feature Allows To Switch Between Voice & Video Calls

When you click on the button, the recipient on the other side will receive a message requesting whether they like to switch from the voice call to a video call. And in case the person rejects the offer, the voice call will continue as normal. Additionally, any incoming call would interrupt and abandon the voice recording process, this bottleneck al...

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  • Jimmy Iovine says not leaving Apple
Jimmy Iovine says not leaving Apple

But Iovine on Monday refuted that he was planning to leave Apple , according to Variety . On Tuesday, Apple partners Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine were spotted hanging out together at the practice of the Golden State Warriors when ESPN reporter Chris Haynes made a decision to ask Dre if Detox was ever going to come out, to which Dre responde...

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  • Intel to ship 802.11ax chipsets in 2018
Intel to ship 802.11ax chipsets in 2018

For years, the engineers developing new versions of Wi-Fi have focused on making the wireless network technology faster. Intel says that in 2018, it will be paving the "path to faster, more intelligent Wi-Fi" with new chipsets for consumer devices, and mainstream 2x2 and 4x4 home routers and gateways for cable, xDSL, and fiber.

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  • Google honors scientist Har Gobind Khorana with new Doodle
Google honors scientist Har Gobind Khorana with new Doodle

Known for his outstanding work in the field of genetics, Khorana was born on this day in 1922. In 1952, Khorana started his research on DNA at the University of British Columbia. Khorana passed away on November 9, 2011 of natural causes. Dr. Khorana and Esther have three children together: Julia , Emily , and Dave . Khorana received scholar...

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  • Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and L2 officially unveiled at CES 2018
Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and L2 officially unveiled at CES 2018

While it indeed shares the same distinctive design language that has become synonymous with Sony's smartphones, like how it features flat top and bottom edges and those rounded edges along its left and right edges, the phone is very different under the hood.

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  • Here Are the Golden Globe Winners in the TV Categories
Here Are the Golden Globe Winners in the TV Categories

The first award taken home by the hit not-so-limited-anymore series was for Best Actress, with Nicole Kidman taking home the trophy for her stellar work as the abused and maligned Celeste Wright. The 50-year-old mother of four sparked outrage across social media when she failed to acknowledge her eldest children children, Connor and Isabella, who...

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  • TCL 6-series Roku TV promises great picture for a low price
TCL 6-series Roku TV promises great picture for a low price

Created by TCL , the largest distributor of Roku TV sticks in the USA, the TCL Roku Smart Soundbar was revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 at Las Vegas and is slated to be available late 2018. In addition, if users pair the sound bar with a TCL Roku TV, voice control can then be extended to the display. "We're working smarter througho...

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  • LG WK9 is the latest ThinQ Google Assistant touchscreen speaker
LG WK9 is the latest ThinQ Google Assistant touchscreen speaker

In addition to the Google Assistant , DISH's voice control technology suite includes a recently released voice remote that ships at no extra cost with all Hopper DVRs. The device will also have Chromecast functionality, and a speaker that will provide "high quality sound". "We're excited to bring the LINK View to market with JBL and are commit...

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  • New PUBG PC update adds extra costumes and bug fixes
New PUBG PC update adds extra costumes and bug fixes

The new reporting system enables players to report suspected cheaters "directly from the replay feature of our game". As you can see in the video above, PUBG seems to be running smoother than ever on console, although it still suffers from framerate issues, even on the more powerful Xbox One X.

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  • AR Glasses With Amazon Alexa Shown Off At CES 2018
AR Glasses With Amazon Alexa Shown Off At CES 2018

Instead of adding a bulk of code to enable Alexa integration, Amazon claims that the Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit enables OEMs to connect their Bluetooth audio-capable devices directly to the Alexa Voice Service (AVS) via the Amazon Alexa app on end users' mobile devices.

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  • Your Antivirus May Cut Off Microsoft Security Patches
Your Antivirus May Cut Off Microsoft Security Patches

Microsoft said on Tuesday the patches released to guard against the Meltdown and Spectre security threats slowed down some personal computers and servers, with systems running on older Intel processors seeing a noticeable decrease in performance.

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  • Lenovo makes shooting VR easy with Mirage camera and Daydream headset
Lenovo makes shooting VR easy with Mirage camera and Daydream headset

Developed to leverage Google's new VR180 format , the stereoscopic, 3-D camera gives users an easy way to capture high-resolution, immersive video that lets anyone who views it immediately transport to new and incredible places. The latter example is no coincidence: Google and Lenovo tapped Alcon Media Group to release the a VR game called Blade...

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